Are You Pro-Life?

I must have been around four.  My favorite room was the kitchen. And specifically the kitchen when my mother was making yogurt. Spatulas and pots thrilled me far more than dolls and yogurt-making time was especially exciting. I would stir the … Continue reading

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Like Yogurt? Win It!

There is nothing nicer than meeting a product you like and then meeting the lovely “parents” who brought this product to life.  This happened with Chobani Yogurt (a thick Greek-style yogurt). I knew of their yogurt, thought it was great, … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Bacteria

As a general principle I believe in cleanliness. I support the ubiquitous, “All employees must wash hands” sign (though I suspect it’s more effective at pacifying diners than influencing behavior), I take my shoes off when I walk in the … Continue reading

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting Kombucha

“Just drop it into the tea,” she said, handing me the wet “mushroom” in a zip-lock bag.  Moments earlier she had lifted the cloth lid, scooped the bacterial disk out of its watery home (a brew of Kombucha), and poured … Continue reading

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